July 30 Member Online Meeting: People, Place, Purpose: Leadership Skills in Consecutive Interpreting
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Date(s) - 07 / 30 Thursday / 2020
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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New York Circle of Translators
July 2020 Member Meeting
Topic: 
People, Place, Purpose: Leadership Skills in Consecutive Interpretation 
Presenter: 
Rony Gao
Thursday, July 30, 2020
6:00-7:15 PM Eastern Time
via WebEx online platform 
Description:
Consecutive interpreters often find themselves acting as event facilitators, timekeepers, and cultural advisors – responsibilities that are too often overlooked in formal interpreting training. How do you help set the stage and manage time without stealing the show? How do you cover your client’s slip of the tongue without embarrassing anyone? How do you elicit applause when it’s expected?… Through case studies, anecdotes and interactive exercises, this session will bring a repertoire of tips and hacks that have been proven to be effective in managing the logistics, expectations, and rapport in a typical consecutive assignment.
Presenter Bio:
Rony Gao is a freelance conference interpreter (Chinese<>English), ATA-certified translator and communications consultant based in Toronto, Canada. He holds a Master of Conference Interpreting degree from Glendon College, Canada. Having received post-secondary education in China, the US, Canada, and France, Rony brings a unique perspective on intercultural communication. A skilled and passionate public speaker, Rony has led presentations and workshops in Canada, China, the US, Italy, and Mexico. When not interpreting, Rony is a communication consultant, test-prep trainer, and podcast host.
Presentation to be followed by Q&A
ATA CE available for ATA Certified Translators
Please register directly via WebEx:
The registration will be closed by
the end of day Sunday, July 26
or as soon as the maximum capacity is reached.
Everyone must RSVP.
Limited seats – Act fast!
 
You will receive the approval to your registration
& the meeting info on Tuesday, July 28
(thanks for your patience!).
NYCT current members may invite one first-time non-member
(one individual can be a guest only once).
Other guests $10.
We will need to verify the payment status
before sending out the confirmation email to you.
Please contact us anytime if you have any comments, questions, and suggestions for future topics.
Looking forward to “seeing” you at this meeting!
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